Legislation Act 2003

Chapter 3 - Legislative instruments and notifiable instruments  

Part 2 - Parliamentary scrutiny of legislative instruments  

SECTION 36   Simplified outline of this Part  

The Office of Parliamentary Counsel must generally deliver a legislative instrument for laying before each House of the Parliament within 6 sitting days of that House after the instrument is registered (with the instrument ' s registered explanatory statement, if applicable).

A legislative instrument (or a provision) may be disallowed by either House within a certain time after the instrument is tabled. A legislative instrument is taken to be repealed if it is disallowed. Some legislative instruments are required to be tabled in Parliament, but are not subject to disallowance.

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